Farm Ireland

Friday 24 November 2017

€750,000 guide for Wexford farm

Jim O'Brien

Jim O'Brien

A residential Wexford property on 60ac with views of sea and land is coming to auction with a guide price of €750,000 to €800,000 or €12,500 to €13,000/ac.

Located close to the picturesque village of Blackwater and about a mile from the beach at Ballinclash, the farm is 15km from Wexford town. The property consists of an attractive old stone-built farmhouse, stone-built outoffices, a farmyard and 60ac of grassland.

According to Denis Howell of Warren Estates, the house has been extended and modernised in the past six years but much of the work needs to be finished.

The ground floor accommodation includes an entrance hall, sitting room, utility room, bedroom, shower room, sunroom and kitchen/dining area.

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The kitchen is fitted with new units and an oil-fired Rayburn cooker. Upstairs are four bedrooms, one of which is en suite, along with the main bathroom.

The house enjoys sea views and is surrounded by a lawned garden that has a range of mature trees, hedges and shrubs. There is full planning permission for a new entrance to the front of the property

The farmyard consists of two three-bay livestock sheds measuring 45' x 25' – both have feeding passages. There is also a three-bay hay and straw shed, a cubicle shed to accommodate 28 cattle, collecting yards, a silage pit (outdoor) and cattle crush.

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There is also an older yard set on original cobbles with a range of stone-built stables, haybarns and loose livestock sheds.

The land, which is divided into about eight divisions, has good road frontage, is well fenced and has mains water throughout.

It is described by Mr Howell as an excellent grazing ground, has good road frontage and easy access to all fields.

The farm can be sold in lots or as an entire. Lot one consists of the house and farmyard on c.31ac. Lot two comprises 29ac.

The property will be sold at auction on Monday, March 25 at 3pm at the Warren Estates salesrooms, Gorey, Co Wexford.

Irish Independent